Vietnam

5 Shopping Spots in Hanoi for the Fashionista

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October 20 Woman on a street in Vietnam

Vietnam’s northern city Hanoi harbours couture aspirations, and style watchers are taking note. In recent years, Hanoi has attracted a growing stream of fashion-conscious visitors, who scour the city in search of runway-worthy apparel that packs its punch in heritage chic. “People are looking for something unique,” revealed Vietnamese designer Thao Vu in a Harper’s Bazaar feature. “Value is not superficial; it’s the culture behind it, the story behind it,...

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5 best-kept secrets in Hanoi’s cafe scene

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December 16 featured image_pan pacific hanoi cafes

Since the resurgence of these modern coffee shop reincarnations, cafe-hopping has become a common favourite pastime for many, especially travellers. Make the most out of your trip in the capital of Vietnam with the city’s best brews and eats. We’ve and sussed out the top spots for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Here are five cafes in Hanoi that made it as the cream of the crop. 1. Tadioto Cafe and...

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4 places in Hanoi for your French fine-dining fix

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November 24 featured image_pan pacific_french restaurants in hanoi

You might be hoping to impress a client over a business meal, seeking out a classy place to cut loose after hours, or simply hankering for classic French patisserie and delicacies. With these top fine-dining picks, you can satisfy your fickle tummy, and experience the culinary remnants of the French colony in the capital of Vietnam. Bon appétit!  1. A La Foile  Image: A la folie/Tran Viet Duc Facing the...

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